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Old 09-14-2010, 03:17 PM   #1
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Hello all! My name is Kasey. I currently reside in Montgomery (the GUMP), Al.
I am a proud owner of a 2007 Ford Focus SE.

Unfortunately, being new to the car scene I am having trouble figuring out where to begin in doing anything to my car. I've been warned not to rice out my car haha

Anyone with some ideas i would love to hear from you. Show some focus love here! :]


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Old 09-14-2010, 11:31 PM   #2
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Welcome!
Performance wise, the focus is all about handling. It takes a serious chunk of change to make them fast in a straight line. Tires are the most effective modification, and lots of people think the car is oddly tall, so lowering springs are another favorite. To get started, check out the sticky threads in the various sections of the forum.
If you want to build a sound system or make a show car, there are people here who are into that also, but I wouldn't be the guy to ask.
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Old 09-15-2010, 07:24 AM   #3
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Welcome! Yea i would start off with lowering springs and get the stance right.Next would be a tune and then a CAI and new catback exhaust.Just a few suggestions
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Old 09-15-2010, 07:44 AM   #4
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thanks for the feed back :)
on the CAI what do you thinks best on the Focus. Ive had a few friends say for the SRI instead of the CAI.
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thanks for the feed back :)
on the CAI what do you thinks best on the Focus. Ive had a few friends say for the SRI instead of the CAI.
I was running a sri then a switch to cai and I think there is a small difference in power. CAI just pomp a little bit more cold air and give you a bit more power gain in my opinion.
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Welcome to FF, I did a test on my Steeda SRI a while back and you can read the thread here.

Good news for Steeda SRI owners!

Honestly SRI is the only way for me.

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Old 09-16-2010, 08:17 PM   #7
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Go w/ a cai especially living I bama! Like ga heat/humidity is a whore! Work the suspension! Make sure u do swaybars too just springs/shocks and struts. And a good exhaust. Just the basics
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Yeah suspension, intake/exhaust are popular mods.

For the CAI FSWerks makes a good one.
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Go w/ a cai especially living I bama! Like ga heat/humidity is a whore! Work the suspension! Make sure u do swaybars too just springs/shocks and struts. And a good exhaust. Just the basics
hahaha dont you just love the humidity down here! Thanks
it seems everyone has the same opinions on what to do
what i should start with?
i do have some body damage so it looks like its more performance before appearance
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The easy stuff first^^ CAI and a tune
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